State of Colorado Introduces No-Cost Wellness Program Guide

  • Oct 20, 2010

no cost wellness programsAccording to an article in The Gazette, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has just released an online resource guide for employers wanting to improve employee health through worksite wellness programs — including no-cost or low-cost options.

“Here are some options you can implement that won’t really cost you anything but you can start to see a benefit pretty much immediately,” said Eric Aaakko, director of the department’s physical activity and nutrition initiatives.

“We have several anecdotes of employees who have lost 10 to 15 pounds in the course of a year from using the stairs instead of taking the elevator,” Aakko said. (more…)

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